Leather boards have been reglued on both hinges. Leather is bumped on bottom of spine. Pages edges gilt all around. Dark brown end papers are a bit worn and skinned in spots Pages XIX through XXII have damaging center tears but most of text is still there. Book has beautiful steel engravings throughout including secondary title page with image of Stratford church. Also Shakespeare frontis from the 1623 folio. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Works of William Shakespeare with a Life...
Publisher: Porter and Coates
Publication Date: 1871
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description Porter & Coates, Philadelphia, 1900. Leather. Condition: Good. No Jacket. First Thus. First Thus, no date ca. 1900. Hard cover 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall in full leather w/black spine medallion, gold titles, marble endpapers. Good/ No Jacket. Leather scuffed, rear cover detached but present, interior lightly stained but no writing. cxv, Commedatory Verses, To The Time of Shakespeare, The Life of William Shakespeare, Introduction to the Plays, 968pp. Candidate for rebinding. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall. Seller Inventory # 022479
Book Description ReInk Books, 2017. Softcover. Condition: NEW. Reprinted from edition. NO changes have been made to the original text. This is NOT a retyped or an ocr'd reprint. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This print on demand book is printed on high quality acid-free paper. Seller Inventory # 153401554
Book Description Porter & Coates, Philadelphia. Leather Bound. Condition: Very Good Plus. 968pp. No date (1860?) Brown stamped leather hardcover with gilt titles, board edges, and inner boards. Marbled endpapers, gilt page edges, and contains all the plays and poems. Board edges are lightly rubbed with some minor scuffs, pages are clean and bright. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Seller Inventory # 002136